May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


APPLY TODAY

Digital Illustration, Certificate



Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Available 2021-2022

The Digital Illustration certificate is designed for individuals with no prior digital illustration experience and those who wish to upgrade their skills to current software used in the visual communication industry. The courses in this certificate are designed to provide current technical skills in the area of digital illustration using Adobe software applications.

For more information about the Digital Illustration certificate, please visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/programs/graphicdesign/Pages/welcome.aspx

Program Details


Location: Ankeny


Students start Fall semester.


Graduation Requirements


To earn a Digital Illustration certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 1


Semester 2


Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 9


Some credits are applicable to the Visual Communications diploma  and the AAS degree in Graphic Design  .

Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$174.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


Costs Semester 1 Semester 2
Books (approximate) 65-75 35-80
Supplies/Equipment 15-20  

Approximate total for certificate: $1,681-$1,741**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Digital Illustrator.
  • Digital photo illustration and correction.
  • Technical production of illustrations for ads, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and corporate material.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Have good computer skills.
  • Accurately follow project specifications and instructions.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have the ability to take art direction from supervisors, clients and coworkers to improve your work.
  • Manage your time to meet established deadlines, work on multiple projects and stay within project budget.

What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?


  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Nondiscrimination Statement


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6857, dso@dmacc.edu. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515/964-6216, Title9@dmacc.edu. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczysnki Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone 312/730-1560, fax 312/730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:
Agriculture, Natural and Environmental Science
Architecture, Engineering, and Construction
Arts, Design, and Visual Communication
Business, Management, and Marketing
Education, Public, and Human Services
Health Science
Hospitality and Culinary
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Transportation & Logistics

Entrance requirements for specific programs can be found at https://www.dmacc.edu/admissions/Pages/checklist.aspx. (2021)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Available 2021-2022